Georgia Freezes Federal Funding for Dougherty Schools

The Georgia Department of Education has determined that the Dougherty County School District is not eligible to receive at least $10 million in federal funds because of concerns that the district has inflated the number of students who qualify for federal meal assistance. The department's move is an extraordinary step, one no one at the department can recall being taken before.
July 20, 2012

The Georgia Department of Education has determined that the Dougherty County School District is not eligible to receive at least $10 million in federal funds because of concerns that the district has inflated the number of students who qualify for federal meal assistance. The department's move is an extraordinary step, one no one at the department can recall being taken before.

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